Danville 2018: Keynote Speakers Added!


Tom Loehr – Formerly with Rolls-Royce North America, Tom is now an Independent Consultant who is a very passionate leader, able to create strong organizational alignment in achieving performance objectives. Tom will talk about Partnering with local Economic and Workforce Development offices, as well as local community manufacturing leaders to develop and sustain healthy relationships to strengthen manufacturing and manufacturing education, all of which are vital to the future of our industry.

Albert Riner – Albert has over 45 years of experience in manufacturing, including emerging technologies. He is very passionate about continuing American manufacturing and manufacturing education. He is a member of multiple machining advisory committees and will talk about Error Reduction. Albert will address errors most commonly found in industry today and how educators can help to reduce or eliminate some of those issues through their programs, working with today’s students to build a stronger workforce for the future.

Both Tom and Albert will also be on the Workforce Development Panel and Roundtable discussions.